Lectures during IGIS meeting

Lectures during IGIS meeting

• Andrea Brand (Cambridge): Nutrient control of neural stem cells
• Mark Evans (Cambridge): Brain glucose sensing
• Erik Gylfe (Uppsala): Neurotransmitters and oscillation of pancreatic hormones
• Tony Lam (Toronto): Role of vagus in hepatic glucose production
• Wolfgang Langhans (Zurich): Enterocyte – vagus interactions in fat sensing
• Christophe Magnan (Paris): Brain FFA sensing
• Gilles Mithieux (Lyon): Metabolic effects of portal vein sensing
• Susumu Seino (Kobe): Cooperation between cAMP signalling and sulfonylureas in insulin secretion
• Michael Schwartz (Seattle): The brain and metabolic control
• Jay Taborsky (Seattle): Intra-islet neural regulation of islet function
• Tony Tang (Hsinchu): Imaging of the islet neural network
• Bernard Thorens (Lausanne): Neural regulation of islet cell mass and function
• Kunio Torii (Tokyo): Brain amino acid sensing
• Morris White (Boston): IRS signaling balances metabolic homeostasis and neurodegeneration
• Derek Wildman (Detroit): Human cerebral cortical gene expression and glucose metabolism
• Toshihiko Yada (Shimotsuke): Ghrelin signalling in insulin secretion

“Neural Orchestration of Metabolism and Islet function”
I. General points on the central control of energy balance and food intake
II. Mechanisms of direct detection of nutrients and hormones by the brain
III. Gastrointestinal and vagal detection of nutrients
IV. Control of β-cell function by the brain
V. Conclusion
References
Lectures during IGIS meeting